Fibre

Fibre

This resource offers an information sheet for teachers about about fibre. Fibre is essential to our health and fruit and vegetables provide it in a form that is important for our gut health.
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Electric fruit

Electric fruit

This activity looks at the acidity of different fruits and vegetables and how this can be converted into electricity. The activity sheet includes all information about creating circuits using fruit.
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The Big Potato Curriculum

The Big Potato Curriculum

This resource is designed to support a creative curriculum approach. Great for using with teachers in a staff meeting to generate discussion or use with a class of children. Starting points for learning.
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Using Google maps for measuring distance

Using Google maps for measuring distance

This guide shows how to easily measure distance using Google Maps. The activity was designed to compliment a food miles exercise being run with Top Chomps cards. There is a Powerpoint presentation for use on a whiteboard and a pdf for students.
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Rotten Tomatoes

Rotten Tomatoes

This activity aimed at Year 7-8 looks at the storage of fruit and vegetables at home and the effects of ethylene gas. You will need to have purchased a set of Top Chomps fruit and vegetable cards to make the activity effective. Files included in the zipfile include Ethylene production sensitivity chart - Excel spreadsheet Year 7-8 activity plan - pdf Guidelines for thinking about where to store fruit and vegetables - pdf How to store fruit and vegetables - pdf
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Souper time

Souper time

Making soup is a a good way of adding vegetables into your diet. This activity is very practical involving preparation and cooking of vegetables. Tasting combined with testing for best flavours and textures adds an extra zest to this activity
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An Apple a Day

An Apple a Day

This resource is based around tasting apples of different varieties and entering the data into a spreadsheet to produce star maps. The resource has been aimed at Year 3-4 but is easily usable for all year groups up to Year 9. The spreadsheet is open and can be adapted for using with other food types. Please attribute if changing. Activity sheet.pdf Spreadsheet Apple varieties information sheet
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